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-old little girl from haiti that now has a family and a place to call home. as peg peg reports -- peggy fox reports, they will have to come home. >> reporter: raising three children is not going to get easy. >> she plays with us a lot, she's very silly. a little stubborn that she has a toy that she wants. and some of that could be ugly. >> reporter: they have been trying to adopt her since she was an infant at an orphanage at port-au-prince. because of the birth certificate being missing, they held her up. then the earthquake struck. >> it's an amazing moment. there has been such blessings, not just for us, but for thefplt >> reporter: thanks to the easing of the u.s. policy, she was able to join her new family, including brothers, matthis, and jonas. >> reporter: they have become interested in adopting a child from haiti because of christy's mother who worked as a missionary in haiti in two years. >> i only know she was abandoned. so probably, including to take one more child and to leave her where she knew she would get a good, had a good chance at a better life. >> reporter: they have no
the blue. >>> i'm peggy fox. the website approved to make room for local moms. you can find encouragement in our weight loss health group. finally if you're looking for on momslikeme.com. >>> jay leno still feeling the heat after winning the late night fight with conan o'brien. >> now, the late night show is telling his side of the story to oprah winfrey. patty reports. >> reporter: have you talked to conan in person? >> not after all of this. >> reporter: jay and conan are the punch line of each other jokes for week. he's waiting for the dust to settle before the talks. >> reporter: it took a hit. >> reporter: you can do anything you want in life. >> yeah. unless jay leno wants to do it too. >> reporter: now, what seems to be the image repair mode, the late night star is sitting down for a daytime confessional. >> america has taken sides. a lot of people are not on your side. >> yeah, i understand that. he's got to tell his side of the story and remind people as to why they liked him in the first place and what it was that made him number one in the late night for a decade and a half. >>
respect for the justice system. >> i'm peggy fox in arlington, where virginia has enacted a new texting ban, but advocates against distracted driving say it's not tough enough. >> we are going back to richmond this year and say come on, you can do better. >> even though virginia has a new ban on texting, it's a secondary offense, meaning an officer can't pull over someone unless he sees him doing something else wrong. even if a driver is caught, the final is only $20. dc has the toughest leal distracted driving laws. maryland bans texting with a fine of up to $500. >> look at that beautiful smile. >> the new group focus driven is pushing for tough distracted driving laws across the country. >> we want to know what you think about the distracted driving crackdown. we heard about the dangers of texting while driving or talking with your phone at your ear, but what about making a call with a hands free device? share your thoughts in an e- mail at mcginty's mailbag. >>> right now, we want to update breaking news we have been following an hour and a half of magnitude 7 earthquake in hai
been condemned. >>> i'm peggy fox in fairfax county where parents said if fairfax county schools decline, the whole state's economy will suffer. >> fairfax county and other northern virginia counties are supported the rest of the state for years, and now we're hurting. i know everyone else is, but it's time that we get our fair share. >> reporter: the parents told lawmakers that fairfax county should be able to keep more of the taxes raised here so that the schools won't suffer more devastating cuts. some elementary school classrooms have as many as 34 students. >> too many. that's a lot of children for teaching and i'm shocked they would want to add anymore. it takes away from the learning experience. >> you are playing russian row let with class size. how big can it it get before the test scores go down. >> i'm armando trull in the fort hunt neighborhood of fairfax county where dozens of school children were trapped on a bus because of the weather. icy conditions on the town hall portion of stafford road were so dangerous on friday morning the bus driver decided to stop after
decline the whole state's economy will suffer. i'm peggy fox. the story is coming up. >>> i'm howard bernstein with the living green tip of the day. the first step to saving energy could be tracking how much you are using. an energy monitor will track how much energy your house is using in realtime and give you an idea of your monthly bill. using one can safe you 15 to 20% on each bill which can add up to hundreds of dollars a year. get more tips at wusa9.com. click on living green. >>> fairfax county parents fought back today against severe cuts to their children's schools. >> as peggy fox reports they are hitting state lawmakers where it hurts most, in their pocketbooks. >> reporter: a group of virginia state lawmakers listened for hours as speakers fought to save funding for people with disabilities, public safety, arts and schools. >> they are playing russian roulette. how bad can it get before the test scores go down. >> reporter: $180 million short fall they are schools is forcing the superintendent to slash programs and services and increase class sizes. >> too many. >> report
. wackenschdol. fiber one chewy bars. cardboard no. delicious yes. >>> i'm peggy fox. and have you ever been stumped on what to get a new mom and her baby? we've got some great suggestions on momslikeme.com. >>> the music world, mourning the death of teddy who died yesterday just outside of philadelphia. eight months after undergoing surgery for colon cancer. turned out the lights and loved tko, nearly ten albums reach the platinum status. he was 59 years old. >>> supporters of gay marriage in the district have march 2 circled on their calendars when law legalizing same-sex marriages is expected to go into effect. they threw out the opponents. >>> and they want to bring love and even little lust to the nations capitol. they go that from the dateline. sworn in as the city's secretary of the department of love and relationships for this month long campaign to encourage romance. >>> all right, coming up. i want to cut your power bill in living smart. how your favorite home technology is costing you and how to save your money. >>> well, this is the document that gilbert arenas was hoping to neve
'm peggy fox. join our support group on momslikeme.com and help them keep the goals while getting encouragement by themselves. >>> a gunman opened fire in the federal courthouse in las vegas. two officers shot and one of them died. as teri okita reports. employees were quickly evacuated. >> reporter: shooting outside the las vegas courthouse. a witness who said he took this home video near the federal building in downtown las vegas, he could hear gun shots after gun shots being fired. police and federal agents moved in quickly after the man carrying his shotgun, walked into the lobby of the courthouse on monday morning. and according to a police spokeswoman, just started unloading. >> the k-9 units, the s.w.a.t. teams, they were on top of the federal building. >> reporter: they shot that security officer and the deputy u.s. marshall. the 6-year-old security officer died shortly after at the nearby hospital. and the marshall is in serious condition, but is expected to survive the injuries. authorities say that seven u.s. marshalls and the security officers exchanged fire with the s
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